Nihon Ad Systems

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Nihon Ad Systems, Inc.
Business corporation
Industry Animation planning and production, copyright management, international distribution
Founded October 1, 1975
Headquarters Toranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Hideyuki Nagai, Chairman
Parent Asatsu-DK (100%)

Nihon Ad Systems, Inc. ((株)日本アドシステムズ Kabushiki-gaisha Nihon Ado Shisutemuzu?), NAS for short, is a Japanese anime production and character merchandising company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the advertising agency Asatsu-DK. The "Ad" in its title is an abbreviation for "Animation Development".[1][2] Along with animation studios Sunrise, Toei Animation and TMS Entertainment, it is co-founder and shareholder of the Japanese anime television network Animax.[3][4] It has its headquarters in Toranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo.

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Blocking in YouTube[edit]

NAS has often blocked videos of "Yu-Gi-Oh!"and "Kochikame", generally due to copyright infringement claims.


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